Paying for college involves a partnership between students, their families and the university.  The staff in the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid are dedicated to working with you in order to help you make this investment in your future!  We are dedicated to offering each family the best package of support possible.  Over $320 million in scholarships, grants and financial aid is awarded each year!

Our goal is to make applying for financial aid as simple as possible.



Learn how to find and apply for scholarships to go to OSU.

Freshman Students

Transfer Students

Current Students

Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA)

Getting Started Collect all the materials required in the FAFSA

Apply: Apply for federal financial aid (FAFSA)


Navigating the Financial Aid Process

Start 2 Finish Guide created to help students apply for and receive financial aid at OSU.

Net Price Calculator A calculator to determine an estimate of the cost to attend OSU based on your family's financial circumstances. (Undergraduate only)

FAFSA4caster A calculator that provides an early estimate of federal financial aid eligibility